Thanks Phil

Earlier this afternoon I tried to do a form of “environmental sanitation” on my phone. I was deleting some old pictures in order to create space on my phone’s memory card. As expected I saw pictures that brought many memories…both good and bad. I stumbled on an appreciation e-card I got from Phil (my colleague)…

Peace

Monday morning meetings are usually dreadful, it is a time to give account of the previous week. A time to get an applause or a lash. I remember stammering, blabbling and speaking “grammar” during some Monday meetings. At the end I will sigh and say – I scaled through another Monday! Similar to other organisations,…

One Call

In 2013, I was introduced to someone that was interested in a skill I was proficient in. The plan was to help this person pass his professional exam and possibly get a good job. We connected via Skype and began to talk regularly. Coincidentally, I was working away from home at the time – meaning,…

No Excuse…

Life is funny! Two people are exposed to the same information, same experience and possibly same background and they process their experience differently. When I watched the opening ceremony of Russia 2018, the colourful and carnival-like event was remarkable. It is an image that will stay with me for a long time. I know an…

Make it work!

In December 2018, I was in the middle of a 1001 things, I had given a task to one of team members to pick up items from a client’s warehouse. He came back lamenting about issues he had encounter and the current challenge he was facing. In one word – no where to store the…

No matter how small…

In 2009, I was talking with a friend who was very excited because his Father just got a new job. Out of curiosity I asked for his father’s new salary – funny me “abi” – and he told me. As at then I was relatively new in the Labour Market, and my Salary was higher than his Dad’s…